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List of Presidents of the United States by military service - Wikipedia ...

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The United States Constitution names the President of the United States the commander in chief of the U.S. armed ... after observation mission in which aircraft he was on came under Japanese attack....

List of Presidents who were Veterans - US Department of Veterans ...

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Feb 16, 2015 ... Do you know how many of our Presidents served in the military? 26 of 44. As we celebrate President's Day this month, here is a list of ...

The 8 Presidents With The Most Badass Military Records

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Jul 2, 2014 ... American history was largely written by presidents who made their name ... New Orleans, which would have totally won the War of 1812, had the war ... a series of tough victories where his forces were often outnumbered. .... He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and of the conflict in Afghanistan.

Which US Presidents Were War Veterans? (with pictures)

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Over half of all the US presidents served in the armed forces in some capacity. Presidents who were war veterans include James...

Military Service of the Presidents - The American Presidency

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Military Service of the Presidents *Highest rank held by presidents in uniformed service. ... Andrew Jackson, Major General, U.S. Army 1814-1821. William Henry  ...

10 facts about Presidents who were also Veterans - News - Yahoo

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Nov 11, 2015 ... On Veterans Day, Constitution Daily looks at 10 Presidents who had ... with Trump in which the presumptive Republican presidential nominee ...

Which presidents were generals? | Periodic Table of the Presidents

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Oct 15, 2014 ... According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 26 of our 43 presidents were veterans upon entering office. Our presidents have had a ...

Presidents Who Fought in Wars - ScholarWorks@GVSU - Grand ...

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Jun 1, 2004 ... Which of our commanders in chief had wartime military experience prior to ... Some wars were veritable incubators of future presidents: fully ... any future American presidents are veterans of the Persian Gulf War (1991) or the ...

Does military service still matter for the presidency? - Washington Post

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May 25, 2012 ... Our first president, and still the greatest of all Americans, was a general ... The pool of citizens who were veterans was broadened by the draft during the Civil ... the troops, even if they oppose the conflicts in which they fought.

Civil War Veteran Presidents - 19th Century History - About.com

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Presidents Who Were Civil War Veterans ... Joining the military during the war, Republican activist Chester Alan Arthur was assigned to duty which never took ...

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Can you name the Presidents who were Veterans? - US Department ...

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Apr 17, 2015 ... The Civil War produced seven Veteran presidents in the postwar period ... many new tactical and technical dynamics to the U.S. military, but the ...

10 facts about Presidents who were also Veterans - Constitution Daily

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Nov 11, 2015 ... 10 facts about Presidents who were also Veterans ... served under another future President, Zachary Taylor, during the Mexican-American War, ...

Hail to Chiefs Without Military Pasts - NYTimes.com

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Jan 3, 1993 ... When President-elect Bill Clinton is sworn in Jan. ... He inherits immediate military decisions wherever American armed forces are now committed. ... or near -great by historians -- who were never in uniform: John Adams, Thomas ... In less than three months of military service, for which he earned $125, the ...